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BIcycling is Eco Friendly

Jessie Luttman in Miami Beach tells us about the environmental benefits of cycling in this week’s “Earth Bytes”, from Plum TV.

LAB seeks Bicycle Friendly Community Specialists

Travel the USA and help cities become more bicycle friendly. The League of American Bicyclists announced two job openings for their Bicycle Friendly America program. The first for a Bicycle Friendly Community Specialist is related to Trek’s recently announced “Game Changers” partnership with the League BFC program, in which the League sends a specialist to read more »

Bike industry economics

It seems like I’ve been linking a lot lately to Chris Matthews’s blog. He’s been in the bike biz for a while and works for Specialized in Morgan Hill, California. In this post, Chris writes about the credit crunch and how it might impact the bike business. Basically: Banks are not lending to each other, read more »

Overland Park transportation and bicycling

Overland Park, Kansas is a suburb of Kansas City, Missouri, and is the second most populous city in the state of Kansas with a population of 167,500. Money Magazine ranked Overland Park number six on it’s list of the Best Cities to Live in the United States in 2006. Over the past decade, residents and read more »

San Jose & Milpitas: Opportunity for bike facilities across I-680

Happy Spare the Air Day, Bay Area. With BART passenger service between San Jose and Alameda County on track to begin in 2018, VTA begins planning to doom yet another South Bay transit service to low ridership with a planned expansion for I-680. VTA and Caltrans are preparing the I-680 Corridor Study to develop a read more »

What is a Mobility Plan, and how can you influence its outcome?

Several people have been talking about the dramatic shifts in transportation policy highlighted in the new Mobility Plan approved yesterday by the Los Angeles City Council. This Mobility Plan, which is an element of the city General Plan, is the official transportation policy for the city of Los Angeles.